Holiday Tree Lot Coordinator (IKEA Burlington)
(Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office)
|Comments||GIVE BACK! Get in the holiday spirit! Gain volunteer hours! |
The IKEA Tree lot will run from Tuesday November 19 – Saturday December 21, 2019. We have three shifts available each day. Please contact with your preferred volunteer date(s) and shift(s), and phone number.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton proudly mentored over 2,500 local young people this year. For more information about the charity's programs, services or volunteer opportunities, please visit MentorForKids.ca or call 905-525-3860 x0
|Contact||Natalie Michlewicz, Manager of Communications, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton; Phone: 905-525-3860 ext 310 * 289-441-0733; Email: Natalie.Michlewicz@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca|
|Duties||Volunteers will help Ikea Burlington customers select their Christmas tree and sell tree bags to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters. |
Responsibilities during volunteer shifts included:
• Representing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hamilton and Burlington
• Greeting Tree Lot customers
• Checking store receipts to ensure trees have been pre-purchased
• Assisting customers to pick out Christmas trees, and if applicable, helping them transport the tree to their vehicle
• Physical labour involved--lifting trees, bagging them and helping people get them to their cars
• Tree bag sales and money handling
• Tree lot tidy up, including fallen/blown over trees and sweeping needles
*Must be 16 years or older, or otherwise accompanied by an adult.
|More Info Link||www.mentorsforkids.ca|
|Benefits||Hot chocolate! |
Meet other volunteers, or enjoy the time with friends and colleagues.
Give back to the community, get in the Christmas spirit and gain volunteer hours! Volunteer hours credited through OSSD
Volunteers 16-years-of-age and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Letters confirming volunteer hours will be issued upon request following completion of shifts.
|Clients||Help raise needed funds to support mentoring in Halton!|
|Ages||16 year(s) and up|
|Suitable for OSSD||Yes|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Persons with a mental disability ; Persons with a physical disability ; Couples ; Families ; Community Groups ; Workplaces / Corporate Groups|
|Areas of Interest||Community Outreach ; Customer / Sales Services ; Fundraising / Canvassing ; Group / Family Volunteering ; Holiday / Festive Volunteering ; Seasonal Support (Winter) ; Youth Engagement|
|Skills/Experience||Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work|
|Commitment Length||One Time / Special Event - Shifts begin at 3.5 hours in length ; Short Term - Seasonal ; Nov 21 through to December 22, 2018 (or until all trees are sold)|
|Interaction Level||One-on-one ; Small Group ; Tree lot may have a higher volume of traffic during peak times, including evenings and weekends.|
|Minimum Hours||3.5 (Total)|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (9:45 am - 2 pm / 1:30 - 6 pm / 5:30 - 9:30 pm) |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (9:45 am - 2 pm / 1:30 - 6 pm / 5:30 - 9:30 pm)
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (9:45 am - 2 pm / 1:30 - 6 pm / 5:30 - 9:30 pm)
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (9:45 am - 2 pm / 1:30 - 6 pm / 5:30 - 9:30 pm)
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (9:45 am - 2 pm / 1:30 - 6 pm / 5:30 - 9:30 pm)
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening (8:45 am -1:30 pm / 1 - 5:30 pm / 5 - 9:30 pm)
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon (8:45 am -1:30 pm / 1 - 5:30 pm / 5 - 9:30 pm)
Monday –Friday: 9:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. / 1:30 – 6:00 p.m. / 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. / 1:00 – 5:30 p.m. / 5:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday 9:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m./ 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. / 3:00 – 6:30 p.m.
|Seasons||Fall - Beginning November 19, 2019 ; Winter - Ending December 21, 2019 ; The work takes place outdoors--please dress warmly! |
Note that there is a heated trailer onsite for volunteer use.
|Accessibility||Partially Accessible - Onsite portable/shelter is not accessible. IKEA is fully accessible. ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features|
|Location||Ikea Burlington, 1065 Plains Rd E, Burlington, ON L7T 4K1|
|Number of Positions||Burlington: 100 individual(s) |
100 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Training is provided - Instructions will be provided in advance of your scheduled shift. ; Training on the job ; Orientation and instructions will be given in advance.|
|Transportation||Near public transit ; Volunteer site is accessible via public transit.|
|Police Check||Not Required|
|Start Date||On or after 19 Nov 2019 and on or before 20 Dec 2019|
|End Date||21 Dec 2019|
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|Organization Name||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton and Hamilton, Oakville Office|
|Address & Map|
464 Morden Rd
Oakville, ON L6K 3W4
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